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A Look Back at The Miracle on Ice
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A Look Back at The Miracle on Ice

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A Look Back at The Miracle on Ice

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The shot  which gave the U. S. a stunning upset victory over the Soviet Union.

Lake Placid, New York: The shot that gave the United States a stunning upset victory over the Soviets, 4-3. John Harrington (28) reacts. Corbis hide caption

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Tuesday is the 25th anniversary of the U.S. Olympic Men's Hockey Team's win over the Soviet Union. NPR's Neal Conan covered the event for Morning Edition in 1980. He talks about the upset defeat, often considered one of sport's greatest moments.

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Neal Conan, host, NPR's Talk of the Nation

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